Research into eating, eye, sleep and autoimmune disorders were among the nine outstanding papers awarded the Flinders University Best Research Higher Degree Student publications for 2015.
Contrary to sensationalised popular reports, the giant Megalodon (“big tooth”) shark – which grew to 17 metres – is extinct.
Research to pioneer new materials for industry and a study that aims to shed light on a key evolutionary development are among Flinders projects to receive $4.3 million in ARC funding.
Fossils offer fascinating insights into the big questions of sex, death and evolution, as Whyalla locals will hear from a Flinders palaeontology roadshow tomorrow.
After New South Wales joined Western Australia to become the second state or territory in Australia to have formally adopted a fossil emblem, Professor John Long asks if South Australia should be next.
Australian museums and Outback fossickers can thank the events of 100 million years ago for their fossil treasures and high-quality opals, says Flinders science writer Danielle Clode.
Sharks have a distinctive, all-cartilage skeleton, but now a fossil from Western Australia has revealed a surprise ‘missing link’ to an earlier, more bony form of the fish.
Scimex, a new online media portal for journalists to access breaking science news and expertise, was launched at Flinders University Victoria Square.
Internationally acclaimed writer, scientist and explorer Tim Flannery will launch a $1.1 million palaeontology research, learning and teaching space at Flinders University today.